A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least eight people, most in a 17-story apartment building that collapsed.» Read More
By pricing Alibaba's widely-anticipated IPO below market expectations, CEO Jack Ma is seeking to avoid a repetition of Facebook's disaster debut.
Six months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the search continues in the southern Indian Ocean.
The pachinko industry is reinventing itself by appealing to new customers who grew up playing video and computer games. The New York Times reports.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy in U.S. dollar terms over the next decade, according to a report by IHS Economics.
China released its latest batch of trade data on Monday which showed that while foreign demand remains healthy, domestic demand appears subdued.
A raft of data releases from Asia's two largest economies will be the key events for markets in a holiday-shortened week.
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.
Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia.
A revised reading on Japan's economic growth showed the economy contracted an annualized 7.1 percent in the second quarter, worse than initial estimates of a 6.8 percent contraction.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Friday filed to sell up to $24.3 billion in stock, making it the biggest U.S. initial public offering ever.
China's renminbi hit a six-month peak this week, extending a rally that it began in May following a sharp selloff earlier this year.
Al Qaeda has released a video announcing the establishment of a new branch on the Indian subcontinent. The New York Times reports.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is back in "whatever it takes" mode to stimulate the sputtering economy and Asian markets are set to benefit.
Hong Kong property stocks have enjoyed a healthy run this year and according to analysts, the sector could benefit from further upside.
Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs from outside China within four years.
Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time.
PM Modi took decisive action to secure round-the-clock supplies of electricity. Now, he is under attack for failing to avert a national power crisis.
Singaporeans show the most interest in upgrading their career skills in Asia, according to a global survey by recruitment firm Kelly Services.
Samsung attempted to differentiate itself in the smartphone market with its latest offerings, but analysts say it isn't enough to frighten Apple.
Sony is committed to the smartphone sector despite calls for it to cut its losses, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC at the IFA 2014 tech show in Berlin.
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Japan's trading houses' have cut about 12.5 percent of the assets accumulated in the last six and a half years, says Pham Thanh Ha, Japan equity analyst from Jefferies.
Gold has been all about emotions but supply-side factors show that prices are going to fall, says Peter Esho, chief market analyst at Invast.
Ben Sy from JPMorgan Private Bank discusses higher quality corporate bonds, subordinated financial bonds and U.S. high yields (ex-commodities).